National NewsU.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Tuesday released the following statement on President Obama’s commutation of Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence:

“President Obama’s disgraceful decision puts American lives at risk by sending a clear message that traitors will not be held accountable for undermining our national security, aiding our enemies, and endangering our troops, intelligence officers, diplomats, and allies around the world.”

Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana, serving as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.